This is the old Lowcountry Digital Library. Please visit our NEW WEBSITE HERE http://lcdl.library.cofc.edu for all of this content and more! Septima Poinsette Clark Scrapbook, 1919-1983
61. Page 034b [Missing Item] "1964. Savannah, GA." 62. Page 036 Photo of Charleston County Consolidated School Board, 1975. Septima Clark: First black woman to serve on Charleston County School Board. Charleston, SC. 63. Page 037 "SCLC Convention. Indianapolis, Indiana. July 1974 (1973?). Plaque Presentation." Photo of Septima Clark at podium with Ralph Abernathy (left) at Southern Christian Leadership Conference convention where Clark received a plaque for Community Service. 64. Page 002b "The Occasion: Martin Luther King Jr." by Septima P. Clark (cont'd). 65. Page 038 Southern Christian Leadership Conference convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 1974 (1973?). Clark received a plaque for Community Service. (L to R): Rev. Ralph David Abernathy of Atlanta, GA; Septima P. Clark; Mrs. Carr of Montgomery, AL. 66. Page 039a Septima Clark (seated right) and guests at 1970 Francis Marion Hotel retirement dinner, Charleston, SC. 67. Page 039b Four guests standing, singing at 1970 Francis Marion Hotel retirement dinner for Septima Clark in Charleston, SC. 68. Page 039c Septima Clark and man (Ralph Abernathy?) standing at podium at 1970 Francis Marion retirement dinner for Clark in Charleston, SC. 69. Page 086c Invitation from President and Mrs. Carter for an awards luncheon honoring Living Legacies by the National Caucus of the Black Aged. Clark's name misspelled. (Cont'd). 70. Page 039d Septima Clark next to unidentified woman talking behind podium at 1970 Francis Marion retirement dinner for Clark, Charleston, SC. 71. Page 040 Certificate of Appreciation to Septima Clark from Mr. William "Bill" Roper, 1979 President of Charleston Business and Professional Association. 72. Page 041 Certificate of Award to Septima Clark from National Council of Negro Women (Columbia, SC Section) and WOIC Radio Station (Columbia, SC). 73. Page 042a Western Union Telefax from Coretta Scott King to Septima Clark re: Francis Marion Hotel retirement dinner honoring Clark. King praises Clark's life work, from citizenship classes on John's Island, to her leadership of the Highlander School and the Citizenship Education Program and her contributions to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. 74. Page 042b Western Union Telefax from Reverend T.Y. Rogers, Jr. to Septima Clark re: Francis Marion Hotel retirement dinner honoring Clark. 75. Page 043 Personal regret letter from Coretta Scott King to Septima Clark re: attending Francis Marion hotel retirement dinner honoring Clark. 76. Page 004 Letter of thanks to Septima Clark from Benedict College (Columbia, SC) President Henry Ponder, for commencement address at 105th Benedict College Commencement. 77. Page 044a Letter from Mrs. Eugene R. Lewis, Jr. (Thelma Woodbury Lewis), former student of Septima Clark, referencing honor Clark received at President Carter's Luncheon. 78. Page 012 Typescript copy of statement by Dr. Martin Luther King about Septima Clark and her autobiography, Echo in My Soul. Photo below of Clark with unidentified man and Sophie Heltai. 79. Page 044b Letter from Mrs. Eugene R. Lewis, Jr. (Thelma Woodbury Lewis) to Septima Clark about honor received at President Carter's Luncheon (cont'd.). 80. Page 087a
Letter of congratulations from Charles "Pug" Ravenel on Mrs. Clark's Presidential award and subsequent mention in the New York Times.